ERIC Number: EJ676614
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Working with Parents: Building the Spirit through Collaboration.
NAMTA Journal, v28 n2 p137-40 Spr 2003
Offers suggestions for facilitating collaboration between families and schools, based on experience in Montessori education. Advocates gaining trust through regular informal social gatherings of parents and principal, pointing out that trust can help parents deal with anxiety over future academic success. Notes the efficacy of a parent education component for facilitating parent participation. Urges administrators to show sensitivity by speaking in encouraging terms and knowing what not to say. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue Topic: "Montessori: Spiritual Journey of the Teacher and the Child."